premier medical practice specializing in
age management regimens

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We recommend all clients come in for an evaluation before signing up for our custom results-oriented programs to help you get fit and age well. Call today to schedule your appointment.

FitMed Partners

FitMed Partners offers scientifically based medical programs to help you live life better from age and weight management to bioidentical hormone replacement.
AGE
MANAGEMENT

Age management is a scientifically sound medical approach that treats aging as a manageable process.

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Nutrition and fitness aren’t just about weight. They affect all aspects of our overall quality of life.

BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONES

Hormone optimization or BHRT refers to the science of restoring hormones to clinically appropriate levels.

FITNESS &
NUTRITION

We offer several medically-based fitness and nutrition programs designed to help you reach your goals.

ELITE
ATHLETES

Our elite athlete profile is designed to help individuals perfect and maximize their athletic performance.

Get Fit. Age Well.

Welcome to FitMed Partners, a premier medical practice specializing in individualized age management regimens for men and women.

Working from Charleston, SC, with the latest medical evidence and information, the FitMed team will prescribe a medically sound and healthy plan to meet your personal goals and needs.

Prevention Expert

Dr. McConnell is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty expertise in sports medicine and human performance. He has completed the highest level of training for hormone optimization with the Academy for Preventative and Innovative Medicine and is a Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation (CERF) trained physician.

Plans Customized to Your Actual Body, Not Body Type

Whether you’re simply seeking to improve your cardiovascular and respiratory health, or preparing for an athletic competition, getting fit and healthy can be daunting. A customized, medically-based plan to achieve your physical fitness and nutrition goals can help you take the first steps to living life better.

FitMed Partners offers five medically-based fitness and nutrition programs designed to help you reach your personal goals. Based on your personal results, FitMed will prescribe a medically-based fitness and nutrition plan that is customized, not just for your body type, but to your actual body. All exercise plans are individually developed and include the frequency, duration, and intensity of the intended exercise. In addition, you will be given exercise progression guidelines to optimize your results.

Choose your program:

The Metabolic Module
The FitMed Partners Metabolic Module is approximately two hours long. The module offers two tests and a consultation with FitMed Partner’s Exercise Physiologist:

  • Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) test
  • Cardiometabolic Performance Test
  • Review of results and exercise prescription with Exercise Physiologist.

Nutritional Assessment
To most effectively guide you towards better nutrition, FitMed Partners’ Nutritional Assessments include baseline testing of your resting metabolic rate, body composition, and other measurements used to determine your unique nutritional program:

  • Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) Test
  • Body Composition with DXA
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Personal Health and Nutritional Assessment
  • 60-Minute Consultation with our Registered Dietician to analyze your current nutritional routine and development of a new, customized nutritional program.

Fitness Assessment
For clients who currently don’t exercise or are interested in a more comprehensive assessment, FitMed Partners offers a Fitness Assessment. Our Fitness Assessment is performed by our Exercise Physiologist and includes:

  • Metabolic Profile (RMR and Cardiometabolic Performance Test)
  • Body Composition (body fat) via GE Lunar Prodigy DXA scanner
  • Muscle strength, flexibility, and range of motion assessments
  • Balance evaluation using our Biodex Balance System
  • Extensive questionnaires regarding current fitness patterns, goals, and general health.
  • Consultation with our Exercise Physiologist to determine and provide a specific and personalized exercise prescription.

Fitness & Nutritional Assessment
For the most complete results, FitMed Partners recommends our combined Fitness & Nutrition Assessment. This combined Assessment includes:

  • Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) Test
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Personal Health and Nutritional Assessment
  • Cardiometabolic Performance Test
  • Body Composition (body fat) via GE Lunar Prodigy DXA scanner;
  • Muscle strength, flexibility, and range of motion assessments
  • Balance evaluation using our Biodex Balance System
  • Extensive questionnaires regarding current fitness patterns, goals, and general health
  • Consultation with our Exercise Physiologist to determine and provide a specific and personalized exercise prescription
  • 60-Minute Consultation with our Registered Dietician to analyze your current nutritional routine and development of a new customized nutritional program.

SpectraCell Comprehensive MicroNutrient Testing
FitMed Partners revolutionizes nutrition by customizing your nutrition plan to your body. We offer nutritional testing, using SpectraCell, designed to scientifically pinpoint micronutrient and antioxidant deficiencies. Four weeks after your SpectraCell Test, FitMed Partners creates and provides patients with a customized repletion treatment plan.

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